Units of Study
ASNS1101 - Introduction to Chinese Civilisation
Semester 1, 2014 | Credit Points: 6
Coordinator: Xiaohuan Zhao
Phone: +61 2 9351 3555
A broad-ranging, chronologically-arranged introduction to Chinese civilisation from prehistory to recent times. Readings will include representative philosophical, literary and religious works in English translation. Social science perspectives will be introduced through lectures/tutorial readings on social history, kinship structure, modern change, etc. This unit of study will provide a foundation for more advanced work in Chinese studies.
classwork (20%), informal writing assignment(s), e.g., workbook (equivalent to 1000wds) (20%), 2x1500wd essays (25% and 35%).
2x1-hr lectures/week, 1x1-hr tutorial/week
No prior knowledge is assumed. All teaching and all assigned readings are in English; however, a Chinese-language tutorial option may be provided.
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